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Tickets for BFI 9th Doctor screenings up for grabs

July 29, 2013

I’ve got a spare pair of tickets for the screening of the Doctor Who 9th Doctor double bill “Bad Wolf” and “The Parting of the Ways” at BFI Southbank on Saturday 24th August. So I’m going to give them to one lucky supporter of my charity fundraising as a thank you. I wrote last week about […]

The truth about the David Burton “Doctor Who” pilot

July 1, 2013

Last week I wrote about how I met David Burton, who was claiming to be the new Doctor Who back in 1991. A few weeks ago, I saw a tweet from the current editor of Doctor Who Magazine, Tom Spilsbury. The most gloriously entertaining bit, by a mile, is the stuff about David Burton, 'the […]

The day I met the new Doctor Who

June 24, 2013

In 1991, I met the new Doctor Who. An excited phone call from my Auntie one Saturday morning informed the twelve-year-old me that the new Doctor Who was at the local school fete. Being the keen young fan that I was, I couldn’t believe that the new Doctor Who was so close by. It didn’t matter […]

Why am I thinking of food?

June 17, 2013

This weekend was the sixth of the monthly screenings of “Doctor Who” at the BFI. I was again lucky enough to get a ticket and joined a group of fellow podcasters and, on this occasion, writer of Full Circle, Andrew Smith to watch the story chosen to represent the Colin Baker era of the show. The choice […]

Some more books worth reading

June 10, 2013

It’s been a while since I shared what I’ve been reading lately. So here are three more books you might like. The House of Silk is a new Sherlock Holmes novel written by Anthony Horowitz. I’ve read the original Holmes stories so was curious to see how another writer would bring him to life. The […]